Thrift Store Treasures and a DIY Washi Tape Picture Frame

I have been spending the last couple of weeks browsing around a few thrift stores and antique shops in my area. I love finding second hand treasures at affordable prices. The first few places I went to were 'antique shops' and I found that the prices were much higher than I was willing to spend. I like old things...I just don't want to spend a fortune on them just because they are OLD. I also don't want to buy things that I am just going to look at. I find that most antique shops have things that you would not actually use...old dolls, delicate … [Read more...]

Bare Necessities for a Tiny Purse #PoisewithSAM

This post about fitting the bare necessities into your tiny purse is brought to you by Poise but all opinions expressed are my own. When my children were babies, I never left home without a diaper bag or backpack. It was filled to the brim with everything we could possibly need in order to survive the apocalypse. Honestly, I had enough toys, food, sippy cups and diapers to outfit an entire baby army. When they got older, I *STILL* packed like we were going to be lost at sea for a month. Crayons, snacks, changes of clothes, etc all got … [Read more...]

The Importance of Family Traditions and the Welch’s #sharewhatsgood Photo Contest

This family traditions post is part of a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Welch's. I received product samples to facilitate my review, and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. Family traditions are a great way to make memories that your children will keep for a lifetime. They don't have to be complicated....sitting down to dinner every night can be a family tradition all by itself. Wikipedia defines family traditions as a collection of attitudes and ideas that a person inherits from his/her parents and … [Read more...]

The Many Uses of the Ninja Mega Kitchen System!

I received the Ninja Mega Kitchen System to review at no charge but all opinions expressed here are my own. Back in June I attended BlogHer Food in Austin, Texas and had the chance to connect with Ninja Kitchen. Being a serious foodie I was excited to learn more about their line of kitchen products and to see how they could be integrated into my own kitchen. I was particularly interested in the Ninja Mega Kitchen System and when I was given the opportunity to review it I was beyond excited! What is the Ninja Mega Kitchen System? Consider it … [Read more...]